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Surgical Technology Principles and Practice

Nursing

Quiz 36 :

Emergency Trauma Surgery

Quiz 36 :

Emergency Trauma Surgery

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Consent for invasive procedures, including emergency surgery, is obtained from the patient if he or she is able, or from _____________________, according to hospital policy.
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____________, a vascular failure caused by prolonged, severe blood loss, is the most common cause of mortality in trauma.
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Subnormal core body temperature for an extended period of time is known as __________.
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Death from ______ is the second leading cause of mortality in the United States, and approximately 115,000 cases of _______ injury are treated each year.
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Clear _____________ is the pivot point of team efforts in an emergency.
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The secondary survey is also known as __________.
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___________ is/are the leading cause(s) of death between the ages of 1 and 45 and the third leading cause of death in all age groups.
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ATLS is __________.
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During a true surgical emergency, more so than in any other scenario, ___________ is key to a successful outcome for the patient.
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____________ is the process of restoring physiological balance in injury.
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The compensatory mechanisms in acute injury can lead to the condition called __________.
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One goal of damage control surgery is to focus solely on lifesaving maneuvers, including all of the following EXCEPT __________.
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Lower-than-normal blood pH is what condition?
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Hospitals should have basic setups for __________.
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If the patient is stabilized in 12 to 48 hours, he or she can then be returned to surgery for a ____________ procedure.
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____________ is/are treatment pathways in trauma surgery.
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Copious amounts of _________ solution are often needed during trauma surgery.
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Although the ability to respond quickly to the demand of surgery is important, so is _______________.
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To avoid having instrument sets opened but not used, specialty instruments can be placed on a __________ the operating room (OR) in the sterile core.
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When passing any instrument that will come in contact with a bullet, fragments, shrapnel, or other ballistic item, ensure that the _______ of the instrument are protected with rubber shod or completely covered with a sponge.
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